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Welcome to Barbour County ...

Time Zone: Barbour County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Clayton is the Seat for Barbour County.

Barbour County was founded in 1832 and was created by taking area from Pike County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Barbour had a population of 24,657 people. This is a decrease of 10.2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,457 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barbour represented 0.57% of the total population of Alabama.

Below are some of the communities located in Barbour County:

  • Bakerhill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakerhill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
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  • Blue Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
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  • Clayton
  • Clio
  • Eufaula
  • Louisville
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    • Population from the 2020 Census: 457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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This page was last modified/updated: 17 Sep 2023